Contract and Grant Administration Certificate
The Office of Research Administration (ORA) Contract and Grant Administration Certificate Program is intended for employees who currently perform or anticipate assuming responsibilities related to the administration of contracts and grants.
Two categories of courses are shown below, along with time frames during which they are offered. Full course descriptions can be found at the Office of Research Administration website or via the UC Learning Center. The entire series can be completed within a year for the General Certificate and two years for the Advanced Certificate, although participants may pace their own attendance.
The Certificate Program includes core courses and electives. Two certificates are available through the program.
- General Certificate in Contract and Grant Administration:
Requires completion of the five core classes and two electives.
- Advanced Certificate in Contract and Grant Administration:
Requires completion of the General Certificate in Contract and Grant Administration, plus four additional electives.
Upon completion of the Certificate requirements, please send or fax the list of courses you have taken to:
Linnaea Mallette, Training Coordinator
Wilshire Center, 5th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90024-6504
UCLA Mail Code: 143348
Phone: (310) 794-2944 | Fax: (310) 794-2852
|Course 1. Introduction to Contract and Grant Administration (online class)|
|Course 2. Proposal Preparation and Submission|
|Course 3. Award Set-Up and Incurring Expenses|
|Course 4. Post-Award Administration|
|Course 5. Accountability Structure Overview For Extramurally Funded Projects|
|Elective A. Clinical Trials Budget Workshop|
|Elective B. Industry Contracting|
|Elective C. Animal Subject Application Preparation and Submission|
|Elective D. Human Subject Application Preparation and Submission|
|Elective E. Conflict of Interest|
|Elective F. Proposal Budget Spreadsheet Preparation and Computer Lab|
|Elective G. Outgoing Sub-Award Initiation and Management|
|Elective H. UCLA Accounting|
|Elective I. Equipment Management Fundamentals|